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June 06, 2017For a fifth consecutive year, Cathedral City Mayor Pro-Tem Greg Pettis has been re-elected to serve as MSRC Chair for 2017-2018. Serving on the MSRC since 2009, Greg represents the Riverside County Transportation Commission on the Committee. He has been on the Cathedral City City Council since 1994 and will assume his Mayoral duties early next year. In addition to serving on the City Council, he is the Managing Director of the Institute for Sustainability at California State University, San Bernardino. Greg represents Cathedral City and the Coachella Valley on the Riverside County Transportation Commission and the Southern California Associations… Read More
April 10, 2017April kicks off the 2017 baseball season for both the Los Angeles Dodgers and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, which means thousands of baseball fans will be traveling to Dodger Stadium and the Big A and looking for options to avoid the traffic nightmare. Luckily, the MSRC is back to once again offer cleaner transportation options to get fans out of their cars and onto public transit to get to the games faster and cleaner.
For the seventh consecutive year, the MSRC is providing Clean Transportation Funding to Metro to operate the Dodger Stadium Express, offering game-day… Read More
December 20, 2016To close out 2016, the latest MSRC e-newsletter Clean Air Roadmap has a number of great stories that embody what the MSRC is all about. The first article celebrates the one millionth rider on the MSRC-funded Dodger Stadium Express, and recounts the festive MSRC night at Dodger Stadium with Chair Greg Pettis throwing out the ceremonial first pitch.
The second article spotlights one of the MSRC’s project partners - the City of Irvine - and its new improvements to the San Diego Creek Bikeway. With the help of Clean Transportation Funding from the MSRC, the City enhanced… Read More
October 14, 2016The City of Corona is putting the finishing touches on new infrastructure and facilities to encourage more residents to bike in the city. With the help of more than $178,000 in Clean Transportation Funding from the MSRC, the city has installed 20 bicycle lockers and 43 bike racks at parks and government buildings around the city. Bike lockers (see photo below) can provide more security for bicycles, can provide a longer term parking option, and can help shield them from the elements. The final installations should be completed by the end of October.
As part of this… Read More
September 23, 2016September 7 was MSRC night at Dodger Stadium and several MSRC and Technical Advisory Committee Members were there to celebrate the Dodger Stadium Express’ millionth rider, made possible with the help of the MSRC’s Clean Transportation Funding. MSRC Chair Greg Pettis threw out the ceremonial first pitch, which helped lead the Dodgers to their 3-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
MSRC member Jack Kitowski, Alternates Mark Yamarone and Tim Shaw, and TAC Members Rick Teebay and Steven Lee were all on the field to cheer Greg on. The Dodgers celebrated their partnership with the MSRC and LA… Read More